The Digital Green Book and Map
The Green Book and the interactive map below was prepared to help those who find themselves homeless or in immediate need of some sort of assistance. It does not contain all the services which may be available to assist you or guarantee services are still available. Our sincere hope is that it will connect you with someone who can be of assistance.
Interactive Service Provider Map
Click the “Filter by” drop down below or simply look through the map.
|Abundant Grace Fellowship||Free Meals||3324 North Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-267-9409 Contact: Bonny McQueary, Mary Nies Lunch Wednesday 11:30-12:30/ Sunday noon-1:00|
|Abuse Counseling & Treatment||Counseling,Emergency Housing||Fort Myers, FL|
Abuse Counseling & Treatment (ACT)
|Affordable Homeownership Foundation (AHF)||Low Income Housing Assistance||5264 Clayton Court, #1 Fort Myers, FL 33906|
Services: first time buyer counseling
|After the Rain in Southwest Florida||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||2925 Montclaire Ave, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-334-6261 Services: transitional housing for women – life skills and substance abuse recovery.|
|All Souls Episcopal Church||Food Pantries,Free Meals,Clothing||14640 Cleveland Avenue, North Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-997-7685 Free Meals: Free Meal Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. Food Pantry: North Fort. Myers residents only - Wed 9-11 a.m. Clothing: For N. Ft. Myers residents, bring ID Open: Wednesdays; Clothing, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.|
|Alva United Methodist Pantry||Food Pantries||21440 Pearl St., Alva, FL||239-728-2277 Open: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. WHEN AVAILABLE|
|American Red Cross||Emergency Housing,Veterans Services||7051 Cypress Terrace #110, Fort Myers, FL 33907|
239-278-3401 Contact: Jeremy Gentile ext. 116 [email protected] Services: Supportive Services to Veterans and their families. Rental & utilities assistance for homeless and as risk Veterans with evictions.
|Ann’s Restoration House||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||599 Carolina Ave, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-694-0877 Contact: Annmarie Cardinale [email protected] www.recoverythruchrist.com For Men Only. Services: A residential program of redemption, rehabilitation and restoration from substance abuse. Open: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.|
|Better Together||Counseling,Emergency Housing,Employment Training,Other Helpful Agencies||Fort Myers, FL|
Services: Better Together facilitates short-term voluntary placement housing for children (infant-17 yo) of families in crisis offering parent mentorship. Parents retain full custody. Privately funded program with volunteers (host families) who are vetted and trained. Parents have access to Better Work Program for job coaching; resume & interview skills and 4 job fairs a year.
|Bonita Springs Assistance Office||Emergency Financial Aid,Food Pantries||28331 S. Tamiami Trial #B8, Bonita Springs 34134|
Call First - 239-948-5200; financial aid for residents of Bonita Springs only, food pantry, dental for children, food stamps and medical assistance. Open: Monday – Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Food Pantry 239-992-3034 Open: 9:00 – 4:00 p.m. 25300 Bernwood Dr. Unit 6, Bonita Springs Services: Assistance for Bonita Springs and Estero residents only. Must present photo ID & SS Card.
|Bread of Life Mission||Emergency Housing||6454 Scott St., Punta Gorda, FL||(941) 575-4440 Contact: Judy Jones Services: Faith based homeless shelter.|
|Broadway Community Church||Food Pantries||3309 S. Broadway Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901||275-1141/ Cell 810-5917 - Contact: Ted Stringer Fax 866-448-1534 [email protected] Open: Tuesday 9:30-Noon for produce, bread & dairy Wednesday 9:30-Noon for groceries (meat only one Wednesday per month)|
|Café of Life||Emergency Financial Aid||10540 Childers St., Bonita Springs, FL 34135||239-495-9325 10540 Childers St., Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Services: Financial assistance, ACCESS site Open: Monday – Friday, 8:30a.m.- 2:30 p.m.|
|Café of Life||Free Meals||26724 Nomad Drive, Bonita Springs, FL, United States||239-495-9325 Open for hot meal Monday - Friday, 10:00-11:00 a.m.|
|Cape Coral Bootstrap Homeless Ministry||Free Meals,Clothing||2691 Northeast Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, FL, United States||239-898-2331 Hot meals on Mondays 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. Services: Food, clothing, toiletries, referrals, haircuts, 2nd and 4th Monday Clothes; and 3rd Monday Haircuts.|
|Cape Coral Caring Center||Food Pantries||4645 SE 15th Ave., Cape Coral, FL 33910||Cape Coral Caring Center 239-945-1927 /Fax 945-6853 Contact Julie Ferguson for CC residents. Services: Food pantry. M-F, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.|
|Cape Coral Housing Development Corporation||Low Income Housing Assistance,Other Helpful Agencies||609 SE 9th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL|
Services: Home buyer programs and counseling; down payment assistance; owner occupied rehabilitation
|Cape Coral Mini Bus||Transportation||400 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral 33991||239-574-0573 Contact Mitzi Hammer [email protected] Services: Services for Cape Coral residents only fee’s possible. For an appointment, please call 48 hours in advance and be ready one hour early for pickup. Do not leave an appointment request on answer machine. Open: Monday –Friday 8:00 am -4:30 pm|
|Cape Coral Technical College||Employment Training||360 Santa Barbara Blvd N, Cape Coral, FL, United States|
239-574-4440 Occupational, tech training, job prep, adult education
|CareerSource Southwest Florida||Employment Training,Veterans Services||4150 Ford Street, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-931-8200 Services: One Stop Career Centers assist employers/ job seekers by connecting employment, education, and training services into an integrated network of resources. Open: M– F, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|CASL/Renaissance Manor, Inc.||Low Income Housing Assistance||3677 Central Ave #J, Fort Myers, FL 33901|
Services: Supportive housing for a homeless single person with mental illness. New case management life skills; Rent at 30% of income/no security deposit
|Catholic Charities||Food Pantries||4235 Michigan Link Ave., Fort Myers, FL||239-337-4193 Contact: Lourdes Services: Groceries, once every 30 days. Open: Friday 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Please call regarding offices on Michigan Avenue in Fort Myers and in Bonita.|
|Catholic Charities Community Services||Clothing,Counseling,Legal Services,Other Helpful Agencies||5597 Sunrise Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33919, United States||239-334-2234 - Contact Administration [email protected] www.catholicccharities.dov.org Services: Infant/toddler clothes and equipment; after school program; family counseling; human trafficking program; elderly-protection and support; citizenship Open: By appointment. Services: refugee program; immigration/legal. Open: By appointment|
|Char Ann-Juanita Apartments||Low Income Housing Assistance||16930 Juanita Ave., Apt. G, Fort Myers, FL|
Services: Affordable shared accommodation for single adults in South Fort Myers - $580.00- per month, fully furnished, locked bedroom. Incl: Electric, water, cable TV service. $580 security deposit. $35 non-refundable application fee. One-year lease.
|Charlotte County Homeless Coalition||Emergency Housing||1476 Kenesaw Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33948||941-627-4313 Services: emergency shelter for men, women and families. New Client Intakes only on: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Charlotte County Homeless Coalition||Emergency Housing,Other Helpful Agencies||1476 Kenesaw Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33948|
|Children's Network of Southwest Florida||Other Helpful Agencies||2232 Altamont Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901|
239.226.1524 Emergency services to children, families, and caretakers in the child welfare system.
|Children’s Advocacy Center||Counseling||3830 Evans Ave, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-939-2808 Services: Deals with family alliance, family parenting, and child protection. Open: Mon-Fri. 8 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.|
|Children’s Home Society||Counseling||1940 Maravilla Ave, Fort Myers, FL, United States|
239-334-0222 health and family program, Developmental disabilities program. Open: M-F 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
|City Gate Ministries||Free Meals,Other Helpful Agencies,Showers||1735 Jackson St, Fort Myers, FL, United States|
Jane Stipe 239-334-7747 Services: Showers, breakfast, one load of laundry for homeless adults Tues. 8:00- 11:00. Outreach/Referrals. Homeless Recovery Program, spiritual counseling. Breakfast: Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Showers for homeless adults Tues. 8:00-11:00 a.m. Working Hands Bicycle Ministry- Monday & Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Free Bikes in exchange for 8 hours of Community Service (closed June - September).
|City of Cape Coral Police Department||Other Helpful Agencies,Police||1100 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33990, United States|
Non-emergency : 239-574-3223
|City of Fort Myers Police Department||Police||2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901, United States||Non-emergency: 239-321-7700|
|Clothe Closet at Faith United Methodist Church||Clothing||15690 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33908, United States||239-482-2030, ext. 235|
|Come As You Are Ministries||Free Meals||Lion's Park Fort Myers, FL||Tonya 239-770-8947 [email protected] Lions Park, (north of Lee Memorial Hospital) Services: hot meal 2nd & 4th Saturday 5:00 p.m.|
|Community Cooperative – Fort Myers Campus||Food Pantries,Free Meals||3429 Dr. MLK Blvd Fort Myers, FL 33916|
Services: ACCESS Kiosk for Medicaid and Food Stamp Applications, Limited Financial Assistance based on eligibility, general mail delivery for people without an address. Life Coaching , Café Education Classes Goodwill JobLink services M-F 1-5 p.m. Limited hygiene supplies. Groceries available in Everyday Marketplace M-Tu-Tr-F. Intake begins 8:30 a.m. for shopping the first 15 households. Services: Social Services M-F 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Everyday Café: Continental Breakfast and Lunch Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Homeless Services: M-F 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and by appointment after 1:00 p.m., Food Pantry Services: Emergency food assistance 8:30-5:00.
|Community Cooperative- Fort Myers Beach||Free Meals,Showers||100 Chapel Street Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931||Campus (GOD’S TABLE) located at Chapel By The Sea (239) 810-8504 Open: Mon-Fri 7:00-8:30 a.m. – by appt. until noon. Services: Continental Breakfast and Bag Lunch. ACCESS Kiosk for Medicaid and Food Stamp Applications, general mail delivery for people without an address. Café Education Classes and Referral. Limited Outreach by human service providers (The Salvation Army, Family Health Centers, Goodwill Joblink, etc.), limited clothing and showers, limited personal hygiene supplies. Showers Monday-Friday 8:30-Noon. Community Cooperative - God’s Table (239)-810-8504 Located at Chapel By the Sea.|
|Community Pregnancy Clinic||Health Care||8660 College Parkway, Suite 200, Fort Myers, FL||239-689-1543 Services: free pregnancy testing, options information, counseling, referrals, some material assistance (diapers, clothing, baby items) Open: Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.|
|David Lawrence Center||Counseling,Substance Abuse||6075 Bathey Lane, Naples, FL 34116|
239-455-8500 6075 Bathey Lane, Naples, FL 34116 www.davidlawrencecenter.org Services: 22 permanent housing mental health diagnoses.
|David Lawrence Center||Counseling,Substance Abuse||425 N 1st St, Immokalee, FL, United States||239-455-8500 Services: Mental health and substance abuse counseling for children and adults.|
|Department of Children & Families||Emergency Financial Aid||2295 Victoria Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901||866-762-2237 Services: Electronically submit application for assistance to www.myflorida.com/access/florida.|
|Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare Center||Health Care,Veterans Services||2489 Diplomat Parkway, East Cape Coral, FL 33909|
Healthcare Center - 239-652-1800 Benefits Info: 1-800-827-1000 Contact: Gilbert English at 239-470-1729 Open: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Homeless Program Services for Veterans who qualify for VA Healthcare: Enrollment for health benefits, request discharge paperwork-drug and alcohol treatment referrals and emergency housing and domiciliary referrals.
|Destiny Diaper Bank||Other Helpful Agencies||3677 Central Ave, #A, Fort Myers, FL 33901||239-288-6209 [email protected] Open: Mon-Fri 10:00—4:00 Services: Serving INFANTS, ADULTS, with their needs for diapers and incontinent supplies.|
|Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc.||Employment Training||2607 Dr. Ella Piper Way Fort Myers, FL 33916||(239) 332-5346 [email protected] Services: Employment program for Seniors 55+ Open: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida||Other Helpful Agencies||675 Winkler Avenue, Fort Myers, FL||239-935-6100 Services: childcare Open 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Elder Helpline||Other Helpful Agencies||Fort Myers, FL|
Elder Helpline: 239-652-6901 or 1-866-413-5337
|Epilepsy Services of SWFL||Health Care||2040 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33916, United States||239-275-4838 Services: Medical services for individuals with epilepsy and no insurance. Provides prevention and education training regarding epilepsy for residents of Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, & Glades counties. Open: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Eternal Homes||Transitional (Halfway) Housing,Food Pantries||4231 Desoto Ave, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-693-7911 Contact: Tanya Johnson Services: Transitional & emergency housing for men only. Family support/parenting/recovery support coach, individual services outreach case management, transportation, support groups, support counseling, employment coaching, linkage referrals, pastoral counseling. Shower house available to the public. Open: Monday – Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
|F.I.S.H. of Pine Island||Emergency Financial Aid,Transportation||Pine Island, FL||239-283-4442 Services: Transportation, equipment, referrals & meals. Must be a Pine Island or Matlacha resident. Services: Pine Island or Matlacha residents only.|
|F.I.S.H. of Sanibel||Emergency Financial Aid,Transportation||1630 B Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33947|
239.472.0404 Services: Transportation, equipment, referrals Food Pantry. Walk-in center M-F 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Must be a Sanibel or Captiva resident. Open: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
|Faith Presbyterian Church We Care||Food Pantries||4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral, FL, United States||239- 257-3473 Services for Lee County Residents Only: Groceries bi-weekly - Applications accessible 24/7 at the office (box outside on door). Bags may be picked up Fridays 7:00-9:00 a.m. Pet food, diapers, baby food, etc. available on limited basis.|
|Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida||Dental Services,Health Care||2232 Grand Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33902|
Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida 239-334-2510 | 844-FHC-SWFL | Outreach sites: Call for hours of operation
Services: Healthcare for the homeless. No charge once criteria are met for homeless eligibility, certification is for one year; sliding scale for everyone else; dental has limited coverage under homeless; must be referred by a homeless primary health care provider.
|Family Preservation Service||Counseling||12424 Brantley Commons Ct, Fort Myers, FL 33907, United States||239-332-8009 Services: Psychiatric/counseling services for ages 5 to adult. Call for an appt. 8:30- 5:00 Monday – Friday|
|First Assembly Cornerstone (Ministries)||Clothing,Food Pantries||3220 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33916, United States|
239-337-4140 [email protected] Breakfast on the 1st & 3rd Saturday 7:00 -10:00 a.m. Contact Marjorie Ford Food pantry open: 1st and 3rd Saturday 7:00-9:30 a.m. Services: Clothing and food Open: 1st and 3rd Saturday, 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
|First Christian Church||Free Meals||2061 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33901|
239-334-0316 Dinner at Fellowship Hall on Monday 6:00 PM; Bag lunch pickup Mon, Wed, Fr., 8:30-10:00 AM at 2132 Tournament Street, Fort Myers, FL
|Florida Rural Legal Services||Legal Services||3210 North Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-334-4554 Open M-F 8:30am-5:00 p.m. Representation for low-income individuals, farm workers, the elderly, and foreclosure defendants. Open: M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Fort Myers Rescue Mission||Emergency Housing,Free Meals,Showers||6900 Mission Ln. Fort Myers, FL 33916|
|Fort Myers Vet Center||Counseling,Veterans Services||4110 Center Pointe Dr. Unit 204, Fort Myers, FL|
239-652-1861 Contact: Stephen Voight | Services: Counseling for veterans and families. | Open: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. After hours appointments scheduled by request.
|Gladiolus Food Pantry||Food Pantries||10511 Gladiolus Dr., Ft. Myers 33908||(239) 437-8122 Services: Open Wednesday Only from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.|
|Good Wheels||Transportation||10075 Bavaria Rd., Ft. Myers, FL||239-768-7190 Contact: Glenda Redding Services: Transportation for the disabled and disadvantaged. Open: Monday – Friday, by appointment. Call for weekends and holidays.|
|Goodwill Industries||Employment Training||5100 Tice Street, Fort Myers, FL 33916||239-995-2106 Services: Workforce Readiness Training, Retail Training, Resume Preparation, assistance with obtaining and maintaining employment. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ONLINE|
|Grace Church Community Center||Free Meals,Substance Abuse||13 Southeast 21st Place, Cape Coral, FL, United States||239-574-7161 Cape Coral Services: Tuesday and Friday dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fort Myers Campus: 2415 Grand Ave., FM 334-3160 Community dinner every Wed. at 7:30 p.m. Contact: Greg Mulkey Services: 12 step Christian recovery program for men and women. Open: Tuesday 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 4151 Hancock Bridge Pkwy., N. Fort Myers or Friday- 6:45 p.m. at 13 SE 21st Place, Cape Coral.|
|Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties||Low Income Housing Assistance||1288 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Ft. Myers, FL 33903|
(239) 652-0434 Main Office
Services: Affordable homebuyer program; Owner-occupied home repair program; Senior housing rentals (55+); Housing counseling and education
|Hanna House||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||Fort Myers, FL||239-693-7911 Contact: Tanya Johnson Services: Transitional & emergency housing for females only. Family support/parenting/recovery support coach, individual services outreach case management, transportation, support groups, support counseling, employment coaching, linkage referrals, pastoral counseling.|
|Harmony/ Transitional Housing of SWFL||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||Fort Myers, FL||239-245-8696 or Tommy at 631-662-4440 Services: transitional housing for women and men – life skills and substance abuse recovery|
|Healthy Choice||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||4231 Desoto Ave, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-693-7911 Contact: Tanya Johnson Services: Transitional & emergency housing for coed. Family support/parenting/recovery support coach, individual services outreach case management, transportation, support groups, support counseling, employment coaching, linkage referrals, pastoral counseling.|
|High Tech Center North Cape Coral Tech||Employment Training||360 Santa Barbara Blvd., N., Cape Coral, FL 33993||239-574-4440 Fax 458-3721 Contact Edward Kovacs [email protected] www.hightech.com Services: Vocational school offering day and evening classes to those 16 and older. TABE testing and an appointment with a school counselor is required. Open: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.|
|High Tech Central||Employment Training||3800 Michigan Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916||239-334-4544 Fax 239-332-4839 Contact Carmen Services: Occupational, technical training, job preparation, Adult Education.|
|Hope Biblical Counseling Center||Counseling||9065 Ligon Court Fort Myers, FL||239-481-0777 Contact: Chris Minott Services: Biblical counseling for all ages and counselor training. Open: By appointment only.|
|Hope Clubhouse||Employment Training||3602 Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901, United States||239-237-1777 A membership community of support for adults with mental illness, promoting “recovery through work”. Open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday|
|Hope HealthCare Services||Health Care||9470 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, FL||239-482-4673 9470 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers Services: Medical care, pain control, symptom management, counseling and other services for people of all ages with a life-threatening illness or who are chronically ill or frail elderly. Open 24/7|
|Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers||Low Income Housing Assistance||4224 Renaissance Preserve Way, Fort Myers, FL, United States|
Services: Section 8 Vouchers and Public housing;
Open: Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closed-Friday - Sunday
|ICAN||Food Pantries,Health Care||2231 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL, United States||By Appointment Only 239-337-2391 Fort Myers Services: HIV positive persons, housing, case food pantries for family, management, mentor, education prevention, support group. Healthcare Open: Wed., Thur. 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.|
|Immokalee Friendship House||Emergency Housing,Free Meals,Showers||602 West Main St Immokalee, FL 34142|
239-657-4090 - Fax: 239-657-5587
Services: Emergency Housing Program. 44 bed homeless shelter for men, women, single parents, and families. Provides food, shelter, clothing, referral, and case management in addition to showers and hygiene. and AA meetings. Direct assistance Monday- Thursday 1-3pm for Collier County residents only.
Open: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
|Immokalee Housing and Family Services||Low Income Housing Assistance||2449 Sanders Pines Circle, Immokalee, FL||Immokalee Housing and Family Services 239-657-8333 - Contact: Elizabeth Belazquez Services: Affordable housing w/social services in Immokalee for farm workers/other low-income people.|
|Integrity Houses||Transitional (Halfway) Housing,Substance Abuse||3044 Broadway Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901||774-316-6940 Services: Transitional Home for Men and Women. Low income housing. Substance addiction counseling. Must be sober. Counseling.|
|Interfaith Caregivers of South Lee, Inc.||Food Pantries||17592 Rockefeller Cir Fort Myers, FL 33967||239-267-3510 Contact: Nancy [email protected] Services: Must show social security card, photo ID, and proof of address for the following: Island Park, San Carlos, or Estero. Homeless individuals do not need proof of address or social security card. Open: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. AND summer lunch for kids Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 pm.|
|Jobe’s House||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||Fort Myers, FL||239-896-2947 - Fort Myers 33907 Services: Men’s faith-based 12 step recovery program. Life skills, employment assistance, and transportation to and from appointments. Rent TBD.|
|Labor Finders||Employment Training||3814 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916||239-334-1964 Contact: Paul Touchstone Open: Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.|
|Lee County Department of Human Services||Emergency Financial Aid||2440 Thompson St., Fort Myers, FL 33901||Lee County Department of Human Services 239-533-7900 www.dhs.lee-county.com Services: emergency rent and utility assistance to prevent homelessness. LIFT, and HOPWA for those already experiencing homelessness and ready for permanent housing. Intake hours vary by program. Call for telephone screening and office hours.|
|Lee County Health Department||Health Care||3920 East Michigan Avenue, Fort Myers, FL, United States|
|Lee County Health Department||Health Care||83 Pondella Road, North Fort Myers, FL, United States|
|Lee County Housing Authority||Low Income Housing Assistance,Other Helpful Agencies||14170 Warner Cir, North Fort Myers, FL 33903|
Services: Public Housing, Section 8 Vouchers. LCHA is also community partners with the Department of Children and Families, providing assistance with My Access Florida for anyone that lives in Lee County, FL.
|Lee County Legal Aid Society, Inc.||Legal Services||2211 Widman Way, Suite 600, Fort Myers, FL||239-334-6118 Services: legal representation in dissolution of adoption matters for individuals with minor children that financially qualify. Open: M-F 10:00 a.m.-Noon and 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.|
|Lee County Sheriff Department||Police||14750 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33912, United States||Non-emergency: 239-477-1000|
|Lee County Veteran’s Service Office||Counseling,Veterans Services||2440 Thompson St Fort Myers, FL 33901||239-533-8381 Contact: Rich Beck Services: Help veterans/ dependents apply for benefits through VA - Open: M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. by appointment only|
|Lee Memorial Health Systems||Health Care||Fort Myers, FL|
|Lehigh Community Services||Emergency Financial Aid,Food Pantries||201 Plaza Dr., Suite A. Lehigh Acres, FL 33936||239-369-5818 / Fax 368-4242 Contact: Rae Nicely [email protected] [email protected] Services: Emergency food programs, limited financial assistance. Must be a resident of Lehigh Acres. Services: Need to call for appointment first. Must show photo ID, proof of income, social security card, and current bill showing a Lehigh address. Open: Mon., Wed. & Fri, 9:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.|
|Lifehouse, LLC||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||Fort Myers, FL||239-645-5142 Manager David Ditto Jered Brady at 239-810-5351 Services: Men’s sober living. Mandatory involvement in one program: Smart Recovery/Faith/12 Step Based Groups. Cable, laundry, and internet. Move in costs.|
|Lifeline Family Center, Inc.||Emergency Housing||907 S.E. 5th Ave., Cape Coral, FL 33990|
Services: Two-year In-house living program for pregnant mothers, providing a safe home, spiritual counseling, parenting classes and direction, and crisis pregnancy counseling. Must be prior to seven months pregnant, 16-25 years old, pass a drug test, and have no active felony charges.
Open: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
|Light House Addiction Services||Substance Abuse||2804 Del Prado Blvd. Ste 104 Cape Coral, FL||239-540-8011 Services: treatment programs in substance abuse, anger management, Batterers Intervention and mental health; shoplifter intervention.|
|Literacy Council Gulf Coast||Employment Training||26820 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135, United States|
239-676-5202 FREE: Learn to read and write English. Bonita Springs, San Carlos Park, Estero, Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, Sanibel and North Naples
|Living Ministries||Free Meals||2900 N Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, FL, United States||Open for a meal on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.|
|Love and Compassion Ministries, Inc.||Counseling||1401 Viscaya Pkwy., #3, Cape Coral, FL 33990||239-574-5683 [email protected] Services: prison, homeless, street outreach, youth, and drug program ministries|
|Lucy’s Love and Light Ministries||Food Pantries,Free Meals||2900 N Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL, United States||Located on the property of Living Word Ministries 239-321-1543 Contact: Lucy [email protected] Services: Food Pantry Tuesdays 7:00-9:00 p.m. Outreach service last Saturday of each month|
|Lutheran Services Florida, Inc.||Substance Abuse,Legal Services||3661 Central Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901||Lutheran Services Florida, Inc. 239-217-4454 - Fax: 239 217-3427 Comprehensive Refugee Services for Refugees/Asylees Services: Case management, employment, child care, legal (immigration), adult education (ESOL & Vocational), and youth services. Open: - Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Walk-ins must arrive between 8:30-9:00 a.m. to register. Friday is by appointment only Monday to Thursday 1:00-4:30 p.m. is by appt. only 3615 Central Ave., Suite 4, Fort Myers 3634 Central Ave., Ft. Myers 33901 Phone: 239-278-1040 - Contact: Keri Malinowski @ [email protected] Services: Adolescent Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program for youth ages 10-17|
|Lutheran Services OASIS/Safe Place||Counseling,Emergency Housing||3634 Central Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901, United States|
Shelter open 24/7 for minor ages 10-17 – Oasis never turns way a child coming in for a Safe Place
|McGregor Baptist||Food Pantries||3750 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33966||923-936-1754 Services: Call for location food/groceries. Must show photo ID and social security card. Eligible 3 times a year. Open: Monday and Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. –12:00 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Lee County, Inc.||Counseling||7275 Concourse Dr., Suite 300, Fort Myers, FL|
239-337-9024 | [email protected] | Services: education, training, support groups, and recovery peer specialist services for mental health and dual diagnoses. Open: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
|New Life Assembly of God||Food Pantries||5146 Leonard Boulevard South, Lehigh Acres, FL 33973, United States|
239-369-6147 Services: Food/grocery items for Lehigh residents. Must show photo ID. Must call for an appointment. Open: Tuesday-Thursday -11:00 am
|New Life Dream Centers||Substance Abuse||2120 Collier Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901||239-274-8881 12-month residential program for men and women with substance abuse, addictive behaviors|
|NEXTEP||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||6314 Corporate Ct., Suite 101, Fort Myers, FL||Men’s Contact: Rob Rabb 239- 292-4907 Women’s Contact: Audrea Rabb 239-634-9896 Services: Fars Certified Level 3, OP Services, 12 Step, Group and Individual Counseling, Aftercare, and IOP available.|
|One Way Out Ministries||Counseling||1413 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33907, United States||239-628-1774 Contact: Pastor Jeanie Turner Services for Women: counseling, life coach, employment training, mentoring- 12 Step class Friday at 5:30 p.m. Open: 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday|
|Park Royal Hospital||Health Care||9241 Park Royal Drive, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-985-2700 Services: CRISIS CENTER|
|Peniel Seventh Day Adventist Church||Free Meals,Clothing||2663 Second Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901||239- 656-0135 Services: Clothing and Hot Meal 11-1 p.m. 1st & 3rd Sundays at Clement Park (Blvd. near Ford Street)|
|Safe Families for Children||Emergency Housing,Employment Training||Fort Myers, FL|
239-207-4852 or 239-470-2733 Contact: Tammy Bauer or Director Megan Rose Services: housing for children of families in crisis. Voluntary placement, parents retain full custody. Work2Win: Resources and tools needed to help those in need find work through exclusive job clubs, job fairs, and career networking.
|SafeHaven||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||Fort Myers, FL||239- 878-9197 Contact: Eric Greenblatt Services: Men’s Sober Living, Random UA/BA, 12 Step, Anger Management and Domestic Violence Counseling, Referrals to area services.|
|Safelink Wireless||Other Helpful Agencies||Fort Myers, FL||For enrollment and plan changes support: 1-800-Safelink (239-723-3546) Services: Government phone|
|SalusCare - Transitional Living Center||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||2516 Grand Ave, Fort Myers, FL, United States||Services: Transitional and permanent supportive housing and treatment for Individuals wanting recovery from alcohol and or drugs.|
|SalusCare, Inc.||Low Income Housing Assistance,Transitional (Halfway) Housing,Health Care,Counseling,Substance Abuse||3763 Evans Avenue, Ft. Myers, FL||239-275-3222 OPEN M-F 8:00-5:00 Call Welcome Center for all programs Contact: Karen Erickson Services: Permanent Supportive housing for persons with mental illness who are homeless. Three Access Centers for first-time non-emergency visits for adults and children, walk-in, initial assessment is free of charge: 2789 Ortiz Ave. and 3763 Evans Ave., Fort Myers OR 1105 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral. In a Mental Health Emergency 24/7, call SalusCare’s Emergency Services at 275-4242 or dial 911. Other services provided include: Crisis stabilization/emergency services/ detoxification, and outpatient healthcare services with doctors. Services: Individual and group therapy for adults and children with mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders. Variety is inpatient and outpatient substance abuse services.|
|Salvation Army Dental Clinic||Dental Services||3033 Winkler Avenue, Ste. 140 Fort Myers 33916|
Open- Call for intake appointment- self referral
|Salvation Army Lehigh Outreach Services||Clothing,Food Pantries,Free Meals,Other Helpful Agencies||25 Homestead Rd. N 42, Lehigh Acres, Fl 33936|
Services: Emergency Food, ACCESS Application assistance, referrals for homeless, utilities assistance, hygiene items, diapers, clothing when available
Open: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 -12:00 a.mm and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
|School District of Lee County||School District||2855 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33966|
239-334-1102 Dept. of Student Welfare and Attendance 239-337-8696 - FAX: 239-335-1452 Contacts: Sheena Torres-Nunez, LCSW, Homeless Social Worker, [email protected], Dr. Ranice Monroe, Homeless Liaison 239.335.1485, [email protected]; Project ACCESS: emergency enrollment assistance and educational services/PK-12 students and Unaccompanied youth ages 0-21 Open: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
|Senior Friendship Center||Free Meals||3600 Evans Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901||275-1881/ 652-6901/ 800-963-5337 Elder Hotline Dining for ages 60 & older, must sign up 2 days in advance at various locations. Must make reservation for Free meal. Donation: $2-$4 (Eat 3 times). Must fill out paperwork.|
|Serenity Center/Shelter||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||4231 Desoto Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33905||239-693-7911 Contact: Tanya Johnson Services: 12 bed transitional housing, recovery support facility for men.|
|South Fort Myers Food Pantry||Food Pantries||8260 Cypress Lake Drive (behind Cypress Lake Pres. Church) Ft. Myers, Fl 33919||239-628-3191 Monday’s 11AM-1PM and 5:15PM to 8PM “Choice” Food Pantry servicing people in zip codes: 33907, 33908, 33912, 33913, 33919 and 33966 “To Feed the needy of South Fort Myers”|
|St. Martin de Porres Outreach Community Ministries||Employment Training,Food Pantries,Free Meals,Other Helpful Agencies,Showers||4711 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers 33907|
Contact: 239-333-9826 Fernando Castillo or 239-878-9790
Services: ESL, Sewing, Computer Skills, Food Service, and Basic Construction
|St. Matthew’s House||Emergency Housing||2001 Airport Rd South Naples, FL 34112|
St. Matthew’s House
Services: Emergency housing program/homeless shelter/72 male beds-26 women beds-6 family dorms. Homeless shelter. Provides food, shelter, clothing, referral, and case management in addition to showers & hygiene OPEN 24/7 …Direct Assistance Wed 1-3 p.m. and Tues-Thurs 3-5 p.m.
|St. Vincent de Paul||Food Pantries||2073 Lafayette Ave., Fort Myers, FL||239-334-9225 Fort Myers Services: Groceries for Lee County residents. Must show photo ID. Open: Tues-Fri 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.|
|St. Vincent de Paul of Our Lady of Light||Food Pantries||19680 Cypress View Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33967|
239-690-6685 | Services: food pantry. Boundaries include area between Coconut Road North to Alico, Wets of US 41 to Island Park. | Open: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
|Suncoast Community Center||Food Pantries||2241 Case Ln, North Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-731-9838 Services: Food pantry, Lee Co. residents only Open: Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (bread and pastries)|
|Sunshine Labor||2020 Beacon Manor Drive, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-208-7980 - MUST ARRIVE by 6:00 a.m. Transportation is provided to job (if needed) at $1.98 one way and will be deducted from your weekly paycheck.|
|SWFL Free Pain Clinic||Health Care||6831 Palisades Park Ct. Unit 3 Fort Myers, FL 33912|
SWFL Pain Clinic - Fort Myers First Church of the Nazarene 941-677-0277 to verify your eligibility Services; Comprehensive Holistic Medical Treatment, Chiropractic Medicine, Physical Therapy and therapeutic Exercise, Massage Therapy, Nutrition, Acupuncture Treatment, and Lifestyle Education. We do not have or prescribe any controlled substance medications, including narcotics. Open: Tuesdays, 6:00-8:30 p.m.; Screening starts at 5:30 p.m.
|Teen Challenge||Substance Abuse||5646 Seventh Ave, Fort Myers, FL, United States||239-275-1974 Men Center 239-939-7705 Women Center 5646 Seventh Ave. | 5424 Seventh Ave., Fort Myers Services: Provides residential recovery support for people 18+ years old. Open: M-F 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for interview.|
|The Heights Center||Other Helpful Agencies||15570 Hagie Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33908||Serving Harlem Heights Community and Lago Del Sol Apartments. 239-433-0657 [email protected] Services: Early Learning (infant-child play groups and family literacy) School Success (afterschool program, summer camp) Family Advocacy (Outreach, Resource & Referral, ACCESS intake, family stability and emergency assistance) Pathways to Prosperity (economic opportunity and family self-sufficiency, Budgeting Classes, GED/ESL Classes), Health and Wellness, and Arts and Enrichment programs for youth. The Heights Center serves as the Harlem Heights United Way House, providing Goodwill Job Link, VITA, and outreach programs. The Heights Medical Clinic which provides access to free medical services to those who meet eligibility criteria. Open: Daily: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Hours may vary. Note: Eligibility typically based on residence in the Harlem Heights community|
|The McGregor Clinic||Health Care||3487 Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901, United States||The McGregor Clinic 239-334-9555 Phone [email protected] Services: Primary medical care for persons living with HIV/AIDS, on-site laboratory services, case management, LIMITED food pantry, clothes closet, free HIV testing, support group, housing assistance referral, medication assistance referral. FREE community education available upon request. All services provided regardless of ability to pay. Call for appointment. Open: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.|
|The Salvation Army||Counseling,Dental Services,Emergency Housing,Food Pantries,Free Meals,Health Care,Showers,Substance Abuse,Transitional (Halfway) Housing||2400 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901, United States|
Services: Healthcare for the homeless. No charge once criteria are met for homeless eligibility, certification is for one year; sliding scale for everyone else; dental has limited coverage under homeless; must be referred by a homeless primary health care provider.
Services: shelter for Women and families, Rapid Rehousing program. Intake M-F 8:30-3:00 p.m.
Outreach sites: Call for hours of operation
|The Salvation Army Bonita Springs Office||Clothing,Food Pantries,Free Meals,Other Helpful Agencies||26820 Old US 41, Bonita Springs, FL 34135|
Services: clothing, food, referrals for the homeless, financial assistance, hygiene, and baby items.
|The Salvation Army Crossroads||Emergency Housing,Other Helpful Agencies,Substance Abuse,Transitional (Halfway) Housing||2400 Edison Ave., Fort Myers 33901|
239-334-3745 - Fax 239-334-1473
|The Willough at Naples||Substance Abuse||9001 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34113||Phone (800)-722-0100 Email: [email protected] Services: Must be 18+ for inpatient programs and meet admissions criteria. Medicare and most private insurance cover service. Call for more information. Open: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.|
|Triage Center & Low Demand Shelter||Emergency Housing||2789 Ortiz Ave., Bldg. K, Fort Myers, FL 33905|
239-275-3222 - ext. 5243
Services: Emergency shelter (men & women), case management, linkage and referrals.
Open: Only Law Enforcement, Lee Health and Outreach agencies may refer
|True Hope Church||Food Pantries||2890 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916||239-321-0198 Contact Jameson DePaola Emergency Food Pantry By appointment Only|
|United Way of Lee County||Other Helpful Agencies||7273 Concourse Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908|
Comprehensive Information and Referral Service: 239-433-3900
|V.I.P Ministry (Feeding My Sheep)||Free Meals||247 Northeast Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, FL, United States||239-313-1071 Contact: Tom Conti Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.|
|Verity Pregnancy Medical Resource Center||Health Care||8890 Salrose Ln #104, Fort Myers, FL 33912||239-433-1929 [email protected] Services: Free pregnancy tests, options counseling, childbirth & parenting classes, referral services & some material services. Open: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|VillaVincente Apartments||Low Income Housing Assistance||13071 Palm Beach Blvd, Ft. Myers, FL 33905||693-1333 - Fax: 693-1329 - Contact: Rick Jackson [email protected] Services: Affordable housing for seniors 62 or over; Rent & eligibility based on income. On-site Service Coordinator. Congregate meals. Open: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Vineyard Church||Food Pantries,Free Meals||923 SE 47th Terr., Cape Coral, FL 33904||Hot meal served every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Services: - food pantry 1X month, photo ID required. Open: Hot meal each Thursday at 5:30 p.m.|
|Vocational Rehabilitation||Employment Training||5264 Summerlin Commons Way, Ste. 404, Ft. Myers, FL||239-278-7150 Education opportunities for the Disabled Open: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.|
|Vocational Rehabilitation||Employment Training||1031 SE 9th Place, Suite 1, Cape Coral, FL||239-772-6983 Education opportunities for the Disabled Open: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.|
|Volunteers of America||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||1250 Taylor Road, #322, Punta Gorda, FL 33950|
Contact: Fred Potter 941-505-0421 Phone Services: 18-24 month programs for veterans.
|We Care Outreach||Transitional (Halfway) Housing||4231 Desoto Ave., Fort Myers 33905||239-693-7911 Contact: Tanya Johnson|
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